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The Dangers Associated with Large Fillings

 

teeth, health, smile, dentist, dentalhealth , oralhealthA filling helps protect a tooth from future cavities if one was previously detected. This is why it is surprising to learn that there can be times when larger fillings could still be susceptible to cavities. What are some reasons behind this observation?

– It is more difficult for the surface of a tooth to support a larger filling.

– The dentist may have been better off applying a crown.

– Larger fillings could allow food and bacteria to enter.

“Typically, fillings like these will instead require a dental crown.”

Take a look at other reasons why a cavity may form:

https://yourdentalhealthresource.com/can-cavities-form-under-dental-fillings/

 

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Dr. Kate Robinson BDS PGCERT ORTH PGDIP SEDATION

Graduated from Guys Hospital, London in 1988, co-established the practice with Simon in 1992. Kate has a special interest in orthodontics and smile design and also provides a sedation service if needed to support our practitioners when treating extremely anxious patients.